Mark Tami’s voting in Parliament
Mark Tami is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Mark Tami’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 4 votes against, 7 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
47 votes for, 14 votes against, 38 absences, between 2006–2017
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2011
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 16 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2014
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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017
I want to be brief, so I will not take interventions. It seems a very long time since we had the pleasure of sitting on the R and R Committee—it seems a very long time because it was in fact a very time ago. We reported in September 2016, and it is now the beginning of 2018, so it has been the best part of 17 or 18 months, in which time the Government have ducked, dived and dodged, and...
As someone who served on the R and R Committee, I can assure my hon. Friend the Member for Ealing North (Stephen Pound) that there was consultation, and we were very keen that the staff of the Palace were very much involved in this whole process.
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Labour MP for Alyn and Deeside
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Topics of interest
Mark Tami campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Department of Health
- Voter Participation/Registration
- Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
- Animal Quarantine
- Roads: Accidents
Currently held offices
- Member, Administration Committee (since 30 Oct 2017)
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 30 Oct 2017)
- Member, Selection Committee (since 12 Sep 2017)
- Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) (since 7 Oct 2011)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
- Member, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Administration Committee (23 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 8 Nov 2011)
- Member, Committee of Selection (13 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (22 Jan 2007 to 6 Nov 2007)
- Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (29 Nov 2005 to 6 Nov 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Paymaster General), HM Treasury (10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Mark Tami’s speeches
- Has received answers to 26 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 82.05% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 174 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Feb 2018.
1. Employment and earnings
20 October 2017
, received £350 from Eden and Partners ltd, 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0RG for providing training session for NHS
professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 01 November 2017
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1 8TN
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 07 July 2017
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Apartment in Portugal: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 April 2014
Holiday apartment on the farm in Flintshire where we live: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 April 2014)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Sally Tami, as part-time Secretary/budget control.
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